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Métamorphoses
Recording: 2011-09-30 , Radialsystem (Video © Walter Bickmann)

Sasha Waltz & Guests

Métamorphoses

Radialsystem

Production Details / Press Releases

Sasha Waltz & Guests and Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop constitute a potent artistic alliance. In 2009, as part of Sasha Waltz’s »Dialoge« series, the two ensembles, in collaboration with Vocalconsort Berlin, created the artistic inauguration of the Neues Museum (New Museum) by David Chipperfield, enchanting thousands of viewers.

»Metamorphoses« consists of six self-contained »miniatures« – three duets and three group pieces, to works by Ruth Wiesenfeld, Iannis Xenakis, Georg Friedrich Haas and György Ligeti – each a discourse with the architecture of the Neues Museum.

Cast & Credits

Director and choreography: Sasha Waltz
Costumes: Bernd Skodzig
Dramaturgy: Jochen Sandig
Light and Stage: Martin Hauk
Dance and choreography: Davide Camplani, Maria Marta Colusi, Edivaldo Ernesto, Dolphins Gaborit, Gabriel Galindz Cruz, Renate Graziadei, Mamajeang Kim, Florencia Lamarca, Sergiu Matis, Sasa Queliz, Zaratiana Randrianantenaina, Orlando Rodriguez, Mata Sakka, Yael Schnell, Xuan Shi, Shang-Chi Sun and Niannian Zhou
Orchestra: Soloist ensemble kaleidoscope
Percussion solo: Robyn Schulkowsky
Assistant director: Steffen Döring and Francesca Noia
Stage technology: Kai Neumann, Salvatore Judica and Ivan Jovanovic
Lighting technology: Olaf Danilsen
Mask: Kati Heimann and Urte Kusserow
Garderobieren: Gabriela Bujack and Kornelia Luckow
Assistant costume director: Margaretha Heller
Assistant Technical Director: Carsten Grigo
Costume Director: Beate Borrmann
Equipment management: Thomas Schenk
Production management: Emilie Guérin
Technical management: Reinhard Wizisla
Directorate Sasha Waltz & Guests: Jochen Sandig
Soloists Kaleidoscope:
Violin: Elfa Rún Kristinsdóttir, Daniella Strasfogel, Mari Sawada,
Katharina Grossmann, Biliana Voutchkova, Dea Szücs, and Paul Valikoski
Viola: Lotte Dibbern, Hannah Klein and Sarah Grubinger
Cello: Michael Rauter and Boram Lie
Double bass: Jilan Anwar and Jochen Carls
Drums: Claudia Sgarbi
Conductor: Tammin Julian Lee
Artistic director: Michael Rauter
Directed by: Aliénor Dauchez
Production: Ulrike Bieger
Management: Volker Hormann

Music:
Ruth Wiesenfeld: Skin Fields for String Quartet: No. 1 – No. 2 – No. 3 (2007), Self Publisher
Iannis Xenakis: Rebonds Part B (1989), Editions Salabert, S.A. Paris
Improvisation Robyn Schulkowsky
Georg Friedrich Haas: String Quartet No. 2 (1998), Universal Edition AG Vienna
Georg Friedrich Haas: Open Spaces for 12 String Instruments and 2 Drums (2007), Universal Edition AG Vienna
György Ligeti: String Quartet No. 1, Métamorphoses Nocturnes (1953 – 1954), Schott Music Mainz
Iannis Xenakis: Aroura for 12 Strings (1971), Editions Salabert S.A. Paris

A production by Sasha Waltz & Guests. Made at RADIAL SYSTEM V®.
Funded by the RADIAL FOUNDATION. Sasha Waltz & Guests is funded by the Capital Culture Fund.

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Video Documentation

The video documentation is produced by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH on behalf of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The purpose of this contract is to document productions in the field of contemporary dance in Berlin. The master recordings are archived by the University Library of the Berlin University of Arts. Copies of the recordings on DVD are available for viewing exclusively in the reference collections of the following archives (at media desks in these institutions):

University Library of the Berlin University of Arts
Mediathek für Tanz und Theater des Internationalen Theaterinstituts / Mime Centrum Berlin
Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT)

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